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  1. The increasing number of physicians that are trained in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) warrants critical evaluation and improvement of current training methods. Performing POCUS is a complex task and it is u...

    Authors: Tessa A. Mulder, Tim van de Velde, Eveline Dokter, Bas Boekestijn, Tycho J. Olgers, Martijn P. Bauer and Beerend P. Hierck
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:19
  2. Point-of-care ultrasound (PoCUS) is increasingly used in clinical practice and is now included in many undergraduate curricula. Here, we aimed to determine whether medical students who participated in a PoCUS ...

    Authors: Florence Dupriez, Bastian Rodrigues de Castro, Félix Gendebien, Antoine Fasseaux, Matthieu Gensburger, Laurent Marissiaux, Andrea Penaloza, Xavier Bobbia and Robert Jarman
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:18
  3. The clinical use of lung ultrasound (LUS) has made more efficient many diagnostic processes at bedside. The great power of LUS is a superior diagnostic sensitivity in many applications, when compared to chest ...

    Authors: Giovanni Volpicelli, Thomas Fraccalini and Luciano Cardinale
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:17
  4. There is an emerging consensus that point-of-care ultrasound is an essential skill in acute care. This is reflected in recent changes to the Acute Internal Medicine curriculum in the UK. The need to develop an...

    Authors: Sunil Aggarwal, Reshma Shanmugam, Thomas Knight, Catherine Atkin, Sarbjit Clare, Nicholas Smallwood and Daniel Lasserson
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:16
  5. The use of point of care ultrasound (PoCUS) in the management of musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders is a diverse area of PoCUS practice. Its use by clinicians, such as physiotherapists, can occur across a wide ra...

    Authors: Mike Smith, Sue Innes, Stuart Wildman and David Baker
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:15
  6. The assessment of gastric content and volume using bedside ultrasound (US) has become a useful tool in emergency departments, anesthesiology departments and inpatient wards, as it provides a rapid and dynamic ...

    Authors: Héctor Andrés Ruiz Ávila, Carmelo José Espinosa Almanza and Cindy Yohana Fuentes Barreiro
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:14
  7. While there is an expanding body of literature on Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) pedagogy, administrative elements that are necessary for the widespread adoption of POCUS in the clinical environment have rec...

    Authors: Mathilde Gaudreau-Simard, Elaine Kilabuk, Samantha Halman, Krista Wooller, Michael Y. Woo, Robert Arntfield, Irene Ma and Alan J. Forster
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:13
  8. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) plays a prominent role in the timely recognition and management of multiple medical, surgical, and obstetric conditions. A POCUS training program for primary healthcare provide...

    Authors: Grace Wanjiku, Lindsay Dreizler, Shirley Wu, Janette Baird and Benjamin Wachira
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:12
  9. It is unclear if relevant changes in pulmonary involvement in critically ill COVID-19 patients can be reliably detected by the CT severity score (CTSS) and lung ultrasound score (LUSS), or if these changes hav...

    Authors: Arthur W. E. Lieveld, Micah L. A. Heldeweg, Jasper Schouwenburg, Lars Veldhuis, Mark E. Haaksma, Rutger M. van Haaften, Berend P. Teunissen, Jasper M. Smit, Jos Twisk, Leo Heunks, Prabath W. B. Nanayakkara and Pieter Roel Tuinman
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:11
  10. Alveolar capillary dysplasia with misalignment of pulmonary veins (ACD/MPV) is a lethal neonatal lung disorder characterized by the decrease of the alveolar units, abnormalities in the air–blood barrier of the...

    Authors: Macarena L. Atun, Silvia A. Fernandez Jonusas and Cecilia M. Acosta
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:10
  11. Readmission rates for heart failure remain high, and affordable technology for early detection of heart failure decompensation in the home environment is needed. Lung ultrasound has been shown to be a sensitiv...

    Authors: Ariella Pratzer, Eugene Yuriditsky, Tajinderpal Saraon, Michael Janjigian, Ali Hafiz, Jun-Chieh J. Tsay, Pamela Boodram, Nikita Jejurikar and Harald Sauthoff
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:8
  12. Aspiration pneumonitis remains a dreaded complication that may lead to almost 9% of anaesthesia-related deaths. The presence of gastric contents has always been a contributing factor to an increased risk of as...

    Authors: T.S. Chaitra, Sanjeev Palta, Richa Saroa, Swati Jindal and Aditi Jain
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:7
  13. The spleen is frequently scanned in workup of infections. Hypoechoic splenic micro-abscesses are known signs of disseminated tuberculosis in HIV co-infected patients. The spleen of HIV patients is thus often s...

    Authors: Tom Heller, Francesco Taccari, Kelvin Rambiki, Tapiwa Kumwenda, Enrico Brunetti and Claudia Wallrauch
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:6
  14. To evaluate the ultrasonographic measurement of optic nerve sheath diameter (ONSD) as a predictor of intracranial hypertension as compared to the invasive measurement of intracranial pressure (ICP).

    Authors: Christian Daniel Yic, Julio Pontet, Mauricio Mercado, Matias Muñoz and Alberto Biestro
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:4
  15. This single-center preliminary prospective observational study used bedside ultrasound to assess the lung aeration modifications induced by recruitment maneuver and pronation in intubated patients with acute r...

    Authors: Gianmaria Cammarota, Andrea Bruni, Giulio Morettini, Leonardo Vitali, Francesco Brunelli, Filippo Tinarelli, Rachele Simonte, Elisa Rossi, Matteo Bellucci, Giacomo De Girolamo, Antonio Galzerano, Luigi Vetrugno, Salvatore M. Maggiore, Elena Bignami, Danila Azzolina, Olivia Dow…
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:3
  16. SARS-CoV-2 infection is associated with multiple cardiac manifestations. Left atrial strain (LA-S) by speckle tracking echocardiography (STE) is a novel transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) measure of LA myoca...

    Authors: Filipe André Gonzalez, Miguel Ângelo-Dias, Catarina Martins, Rui Gomes, Jacobo Bacariza, Antero Fernandes and Luis Miguel Borrego
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:2
  17. Spontaneous and traumatic pneumothorax are most often treated with chest tube (CT) thoracostomy. However, it appears that small-bore drainage systems have similar success rates with lower complications, pain, ...

    Authors: Camilo Ramírez-Giraldo, Carlos Eduardo Rey-Chaves and David Rene Rodriguez Lima
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2023 15:1
  18. Shock management requires quick and reliable means to monitor the hemodynamic effects of fluid resuscitation. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is a relatively quick and non-invasive imaging technique capable o...

    Authors: Faisal Shaikh, Jon-Emile Kenny, Omar Awan, Daniela Markovic, Oren Friedman, Tao He, Sidharth Singh, Peter Yan, Nida Qadir and Igor Barjaktarevic
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:47
  19. Increases in the diameter of the optic nerve sheath (ONSD) on ultrasound are associated with high intracranial pressure (hICP). The normal value varies with altitude and the population studied. The objective o...

    Authors: Edith Elianna Rodríguez Aparicio, Jorge Armando Carrizosa Gonzalez and David Rene Rodriguez Lima
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:46
  20. The role of chest drain (CD) location by bedside imaging methods in the diagnosis of pneumothorax has not been explored in a prospective study yet.

    Authors: Michal Maly, Masego Candy Mokotedi, Eva Svobodova, Marek Flaksa, Michal Otahal, Zdenek Stach, Jan Rulisek, Tomas Brozek, Michal Porizka and Martin Balik
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:45
  21. Diagnostic and procedural point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) change patient management with the potential to improve outcomes. Pediatric critical care medicine trainees have limited access to education and train...

    Authors: Vidit Bhargava, Bereketeab Haileselassie, Samuel Rosenblatt, Mark Baker, Kevin Kuo and Erik Su
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:44
  22. Sonographic assessment of the optic nerve sheath diameter represents a promising non-invasive technique for estimation of the intracranial pressure. A wide inter-observer variability, along with a lack of a st...

    Authors: Raffaele Aspide, Giacomo Bertolini, Laura Maria Beatrice Belotti, Luca Albini Riccioli, Francesco Toni, Diego Mazzatenta, Giorgio Palandri, Luigi Vetrugno and Daniele Guerino Biasucci
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:43
  23. Infective endocarditis carries a high morbidity and mortality; therefore, a rapid diagnosis and timely treatment is crucial to improve outcomes. Diagnosis of infective endocarditis is supported on echocardiogr...

    Authors: Pablo Blanco, Liliana Figueroa and María Fernanda Menéndez
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:42
  24. Pediatric emergency department (ED) visits for superficial skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI) have steadily been increasing and point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) continues to be an effective modality to imp...

    Authors: Benjamin K. Nti, Whitney Phillips, Elisa Sarmiento and Frances Russell
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:41
  25. Limited studies have evaluated the use of ultrasound for detection of intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) using diagnostic ultrasound Transcranial Doppler machines in adults. The feasibility of ICH detection using ...

    Authors: Aarti Sarwal, Yash Patel, Ralph D’Agostino, Patrick Brown, Stacey Q. Wolfe, Cheryl Bushnell, Casey Glass and Pamela Duncan
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:40
  26. Medullary sponge kidney is generally considered a benign condition, gold standard for the diagnosis is urography but it has almost been replaced by UroCT that did not present the same sensibility. Although it ...

    Authors: M. Righini, C. Felicani, A. Lopez, E. Mazzotta, C. De Molo, E. Mancini, I. Capelli, C. Serra and G. La Manna
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:39
  27. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is a growing part of internal medicine training programs. Dedicated POCUS rotations are emerging as a particularly effective tool in POCUS training, allowing for longitudinal l...

    Authors: Mathilde Gaudreau-Simard, Katie Wiskar, Elaine Kilabuk, Michael H. Walsh, Michael Sattin, Jonathan Wong, Zain Burhani, Shane Arishenkoff, Jeffrey Yu, Ada W. Lam and Irene W. Y. Ma
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:37

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  28. Echocardiography has gained wide acceptance among intensive care physicians during the last 15 years. The lack of accredited formation, the long learning curve required and the excessive structural orientation...

    Authors: J. Mercadal, X. Borrat, A. Hernández, A. Denault, W. Beaubien-Souligny, D. González-Delgado and M. Vives
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:36
  29. Lung ultrasound (LUS) has a role in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE) mainly based on the visualization of pulmonary infarctions. However, examining the whole chest to detect small peripheral infarction...

    Authors: Peiman Nazerian, Chiara Gigli, Angelika Reissig, Emanuele Pivetta, Simone Vanni, Thomas Fraccalini, Giordana Ferraris, Alessandra Ricciardolo, Stefano Grifoni and Giovanni Volpicelli
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:35
  30. Neuraxial anesthesia in obese parturients can be challenging due to anatomical and physiological modifications secondary to pregnancy; this led to growing popularity of spine ultrasound in this population for ...

    Authors: Christian Compagnone, Giulia Borrini, Alberto Calabrese, Mario Taddei, Valentina Bellini and Elena Bignami
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:34
  31. Pain after thoracic surgery impairs lung function and increases the rate of postoperative pulmonary complications. Ultrasound-guided percutaneous cryoanalgesia of intercostal nerves constitutes a valid option ...

    Authors: Matías Nicolás, Cecilia M. Acosta, Marcelo Martinez Ferro, Agustín Alesandrini, Sofía Sullon, Facundo A. Speroni and Gerardo Tusman
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:33
  32. Septic cardiomyopathy was recognized more than 30 years ago, but the early phase remains uncharacterized as no existing studies captured patients at the time of Emergency Department (ED) presentation, prior to...

    Authors: Robert R. Ehrman, Bryce X. Bredell, Nicholas E. Harrison, Mark J. Favot, Brian D. Haber, Robert D. Welch, Philip D. Levy and Robert L. Sherwin
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:32
  33. The purpose of this study is to provide expert consensus recommendations to establish a global ultrasound curriculum for undergraduate medical students.

    Authors: Richard A. Hoppmann, Jeanette Mladenovic, Lawrence Melniker, Radu Badea, Michael Blaivas, Miguel Montorfano, Alfred Abuhamad, Vicki Noble, Arif Hussain, Gregor Prosen, Tomás Villen, Gabriele Via, Ramon Nogue, Craig Goodmurphy, Marcus Bastos, G. Stephen Nace…
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:31
  34. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is an important bedside diagnostic tool and is being taught in several specialties. However, mastering the required psychomotor skills takes time and learning curves are differ...

    Authors: T. J. Olgers, J. M. van Os, H. R. Bouma and J. C. ter Maaten
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:29
  35. Lung ultrasound (LUS) is a valuable tool to predict and monitor the COVID-19 pneumonia course. However, the influence of cardiac dysfunction (CD) on LUS findings remains to be studied. Our objective was to det...

    Authors: Joao Leote, Tiago Judas, Ana Luísa Broa, Miguel Lopes, Francisca Abecasis, Inês Pintassilgo, Afonso Gonçalves and Filipe Gonzalez
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:28
  36. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is rapidly becoming ubiquitous across healthcare specialties. This is due to several factors including its portability, immediacy of results to guide clinical decision-making, ...

    Authors: Minh-Phuong T. Le, Lara Voigt, Robert Nathanson, Anna M. Maw, Gordon Johnson, Ria Dancel, Benji Mathews, Alvaro Moreira, Harald Sauthoff, Christopher Gelabert, Linda M. Kurian, Jenna Dumovich, Kevin C. Proud, Jessica Solis-McCarthy, Carolina Candotti, Christopher Dayton…
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:27
  37. Estimation of pulmonary pressures is of key importance in acute cardiovascular and respiratory failure. Pulmonary artery acceleration time (PAAT) has emerged as reliable parameter for the estimation of systoli...

    Authors: Valentino Dammassa, Francesco Corradi, Costanza Natalia Julia Colombo, Francesco Mojoli, Susanna Price and Guido Tavazzi
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:26
  38. Transcranial sonography is beside magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography, a well-established imaging method for evaluation of brain parenchyma and already implicated in various neurological d...

    Authors: Cornelia Brunner, Stephan Joachim Schreiber, Martin Bokemeyer, Gerhard Ransmayr, Walter Struhal, Elisabeth Daniela Olbert, Naela Alhani and Milan Rastislav Vosko
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:25
  39. Point of care ultrasound (PoCUS) has the potential to provide a step change in the management of patients across a range of healthcare settings. Increasingly, healthcare practitioners who are not medical docto...

    Authors: Mike Smith, Simon Hayward and Sue Innes
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:24
  40. Simulated needle thoracostomy (NT) using ultrasound may reduce potential injury, increase accuracy, and be as rapid to perform as the traditional landmark technique following a brief educational session. Our o...

    Authors: Zachary E. Dewar, Stephanie Ko, Cameron Rogers, Alexis Oropallo, Andrew Augustine, Ankitha Pamula and Christopher L. Berry
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:23
  41. Lung Ultrasound Score (LUS) identifies and monitors pneumonia by assigning increasing scores. However, it does not include parameters, such as inferior vena cava (IVC) diameter and index of collapse, diaphragm...

    Authors: Paola Dell’Aquila, Pasquale Raimondo, Vito Racanelli, Paola De Luca, Sandra De Matteis, Antonella Pistone, Rosa Melodia, Lucilla Crudele, Daniela Lomazzo, Antonio Giovanni Solimando, Antonio Moschetta, Angelo Vacca, Salvatore Grasso, Vito Procacci, Daniele Orso and Luigi Vetrugno
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:21
  42. Cardiac tamponade occurs when fluid or blood, fills the pericardial space, and causes hemodynamic compromise due to compression of the heart. It is a potentially life-threatening condition, that requires rapid...

    Authors: Adi Osman, Azma Haryaty Ahmad, Nurul Shaliza Shamsudin, Muhammad Faiz Baherin and Chan Pei Fong
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:20
  43. Venous air embolism (VAE) is an uncommon event consistent in the entrainment of air from any communication between the environment and the venous vasculature that could occur during central venous catheter (CV...

    Authors: Hector Andres Ruiz Avila, Hans Fred García-Araque and Estivalis Acosta-Gutiérrez
    Citation: The Ultrasound Journal 2022 14:19